Global organic food market was valued at USD167.85 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach USD368.94 billion by 2026 with a CAGR of 14.59% during the forecast period. The global organic food market is mainly driven by increasing health concerns among people due to the growing number of chemical poisoning cases, awareness about the harmful effects of pesticide residues in food and its impact on health, government support through various subsidies, and increasing trend of standardization for organic foods. Organic food gives consumer the assurance that toxic pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not used in the food production, and the livestock has not been given antibiotics or growth hormones. The production of organic food involves practices that promote ecological balance and aim to conserve biodiversity. These food products do not use any food additive or industrial solvent. Consumers are becoming more health conscious owing to the harmful effects caused by the presence of chemical pesticides in food products. The toxicity of chemical pesticides in food products can cause cancer, hormone disruption and birth defects. Organic food items are gaining popularity due to straightforward reasons i.e., genetically modified organisms (GMOs) -free content, nutrient richness, zero growth hormones, zero antibiotics, fewer pesticides, improved freshness levels, and better environmental stability. In countries around the world where the organic food market is well developed, consumers show different motives for purchasing these products.

The global organic food is segmented on product type, distribution channel, company, and region. Organic fruits & vegetables are dominating the market with the rise of focus on health followed by organic meat, poultry & dairy whereas organic beverages is the fastest growing segment in the organic food market. In terms of distribution channel, hypermarket/supermarket is dominating the organic food market followed by departmental stores due to availability of variety of organic products.

Regionally, North America is the leading market followed by Europe. Countries like USA, Germany, France, China are the topmost countries in the global organic food market. In terms of average per capita consumption, Switzerland, Denmark, and Sweden have the highest consumption level. The major players operating in the global organic food market are United Natural Foods, Danone S.A., Inc., Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., General Mills, Inc., Organic Valley, Inc & Others. To sustain in the market, companies like Danone S.A. launched innovative, convenient formats appropriate for consumption throughout different ages, moments of the day to meet the needs of this new food generation. The company has acquired WhiteWave to enrich offer and enabling wider access to sustainable daily eating practices. Organic food is different from conventionally grown food because organic food is either grown under a natural system of agriculture, without the use of synthetic fertilizers or they are processed products made from organically produced raw materials. Due to the increased awareness among people to eat healthy, these companies are now upgrading and re-launching existing products.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2016-2020

Base Year: 2020

Estimated Year: 2021

Forecast Period: 2022-2026

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze the historical growth in the market size of the global organic food market from 2016 to 2020.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of the global organic food market from 2021 to 2026 and growth rate until 2026.
  • To define, classify and forecast the global organic food market based on product type (organic meat, poultry & dairy, organic fruits & vegetables, organic processed food, organic bread & bakery, organic beverages & others), By distribution channel type (hypermarket/supermarket, speciality stores, Departmental Stores, online & others)
  • To identify the dominant region or segment in the global organic food market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for the global organic food market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc. in the global organic food market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in the global organic food market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research was able to include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the manufacturers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of the global organic food market using a bottom-up & Top-down approach, wherein data for various end-user segments were recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated them through analyzing historical data of these product types and distribution channels for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations, and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

·         Organic food manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and other stakeholders.

·         Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers.

·         Market research and consulting firms.

·         Organizations, forums and alliances related to organic food manufacturer.

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global organic food market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

·         Global Organic Food Market, By Product Type:

§  Organic Fruits & Vegetables

§  Organic Meat, Poultry& Dairy Cheese

§  Organic Processed Food

§  Organic Bread & Bakery

§  Organic Beverages

§  Others

·         Global Organic Food Market, By Distribution Channel:

§  Hypermarket/Supermarket

§  Departmental Stores

§  Online

§  Speciality Stores

§  Others

·         Global Organic Food Market, By Company:

§  United Natural Foods, Inc.

§  Danone S.A.

§  Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.  

§  General Mills, Inc.

§  Organic Valley

§  Others

    •       Global Organic Food Market, By Region:

o   North America

§  United States

§  Canada

o   Europe

§  Germany

§  France

§  Italy

§  Switzerland

§  Sweden

o     Asia-Pacific

§  China

§  Japan

§  South Korea

§  Australia

§  India

o   South America

§  Brazil

§  Argentina

§  Colombia

o   Middle East & Africa

§  South Africa

§  Saudi Arabia

§  UAE

§  Israel

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global organic food market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

·         Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Global Organic Food Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

5.1.  Factors Affecting Purchasing Decision

5.2.  Brand Awareness

5.3.  Challenges Faced Post Purchasing

6.    Global Organic Food Market Outlook

6.1.  Global Organic Agriculture Market Overview

6.2.  Market Size & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Value

6.3.  Market Share & Forecast

6.3.1.     By Product Type (Organic Meat, Poultry & Dairy; Organic Fruits & Vegetables; Organic Bread & Bakery; Organic Beverages; Organic Processed Food and Others)

6.3.2.     By Distribution Channel (Departmental Stores, Hypermarket/Supermarket, Specialty Stores, Online & Others (Spices, Pulses, Cereals & Food Grains etc.))

6.3.3.     By Region

6.3.4.     By Company (2020)

6.3.5.     Market Map

7.    North America Organic Food Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Product Type

7.2.2.     By Distribution Channel

7.2.3.     By Country

7.3.  North America: Country Analysis

7.3.1.     United States Organic Food Market Outlook

7.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.1.1.1.             By Value

7.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.1.2.1.             By Product Type

7.3.1.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

7.3.2.     Canada Organic Food Market Outlook

7.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.2.1.1.             By Value

7.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.2.2.1.             By Product Type

7.3.2.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.    Europe Organic Food Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Product Type

8.2.2.     By Distribution Channel

8.2.3.     By Country

8.3.  Europe: Country Analysis

8.3.1.     Germany Organic Food Market Outlook

8.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.1.1.1.             By Value

8.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.1.2.1.             By Product Type

8.3.1.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.2.     France Organic Food Market Outlook

8.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.2.1.1.             By Value

8.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.2.2.1.             By Product Type

8.3.2.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.3.     Italy Organic Food Market Outlook

8.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.3.1.1.             By Value

8.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.3.2.1.             By Product Type

8.3.3.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.4.     Switzerland Organic Food Market Outlook

8.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.4.1.1.             By Value

8.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.4.2.1.             By Product Type

8.3.4.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.5.     Sweden Organic Food Market Outlook

8.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.5.1.1.             By Value

8.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.5.2.1.             By Product Type

8.3.5.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

9.    Asia-Pacific Organic Food Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1.     By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Product Type

9.2.2.     By Distribution Channel

9.2.3.     By Country

9.3.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

9.3.1.     China Organic Food Market Outlook

9.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.1.1.1.             By Value

9.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.1.2.1.             By Product Type

9.3.1.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

9.3.2.     Japan Organic Food Market Outlook

9.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.2.1.1.             By Value

9.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.2.2.1.             By Product Type

9.3.2.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

9.3.3.     South-Korea Organic Food Market Outlook

9.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.3.1.1.             By Value

9.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.3.2.1.             By Product Type

9.3.3.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

9.3.4.     India Organic Food Market Outlook

9.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.4.1.1.             By Value

9.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.4.2.1.             By Product Type

9.3.4.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

9.3.5.     Australia Organic Food Market Outlook

9.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.5.1.1.             By Value

9.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.5.2.1.             By Product Type

9.3.5.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

10.   South America Organic Food Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Product Type

10.2.2.  By Distribution Channel

10.2.3.  By Country

10.3.              South America: Country Analysis

10.3.1.  Brazil Organic Food Market Outlook

10.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.1.1.1.           By Value

10.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.1.2.1.           By Product Type

10.3.1.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

10.3.2.  Argentina Organic Food Market Outlook

10.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.2.1.1.           By Value

10.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.2.2.1.           By Product Type

10.3.2.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

10.3.3.  Colombia Organic Food Market Outlook

10.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.3.1.1.           By Value

10.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.3.2.1.           By Product Type

10.3.3.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

11.  Middle East and Africa Organic Food Market Outlook

11.1.              Market Size & Forecast

11.1.1.  By Value

11.2.              Market Share & Forecast

11.2.1.  By Product Type

11.2.2.  By Distribution Channel

11.2.3.  By Country

11.3.              MEA: Country Analysis

11.3.1.  South Africa Organic Food Market Outlook

11.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.1.1.1.           By Value

11.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.1.2.1.           By Product Type

11.3.1.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

11.3.2.  Saudi Arabia Organic Food Market Outlook

11.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.2.1.1.           By Value

11.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.2.2.1.           By Product Type

11.3.2.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

11.3.3.  UAE Organic Food Market Outlook

11.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.3.1.1.           By Value

11.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.3.2.1.           By Product Type

11.3.3.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

11.3.4.  Israel Organic Food Market Outlook

11.3.4.1.      Market Size & Forecast

11.3.4.1.1.           By Value

11.3.4.2.      Market Share & Forecast

11.3.4.2.1.           By Product Type

11.3.4.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

12.  Market Dynamics

12.1. Drivers

12.2. Challenges

13.  Market Trends & Developments

14.  Competitive Landscape

14.1.Danone S.A.

14.2.United Natural Foods, Inc.

14.3.Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.

14.4.General Mills, Inc.

14.5.Organic Valley Cropp Cooperative

14.6.Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

14.7.Amy's Kitchen

14.8.Clif Bar & Company

14.9.Aurora Organic Dairy Co.

14.10.              Nature’s Path Foods, Inc.

15.  Strategic Recommendations

16.  About Us & Disclaimer

  • List of Figures:

    Figure 1 : Global Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 2 : Global Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 3 : Global Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 4 : Global Organic Food Market Share, By Company, By Value, 2020

    Figure 5 : Global Organic Food Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2020 & 2026F

    Figure 6 : Global Market Map, By Product Type, Market Size (USD Billion) & Growth Rate (%), 2020

    Figure 7 : Global Market Map, By Region, Market Size (USD Billion) & Growth Rate (%), 2020

    Figure 8 : North America Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 9 : North America Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 10 : North America Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 11 : North America Organic Food Market Share, By Country, By Value, 2020 & 2026F

    Figure 12 : United States Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 13 : United States Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 14 : United States Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 15 : Canada Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 16 : Canada Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 17 : Canada Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 18 : Europe Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 19 : Europe Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 20 : Europe Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 21 : Europe Organic Food Market Share, By Country, By Value, 2020 & 2026F

    Figure 22 : Germany Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 23 : Germany Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 24 : Germany Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 25 : France Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 26 : France Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 27 : France Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 28 : Italy Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 29 : Italy Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 30 : Italy Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 31 : Switzerland Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 32 : Switzerland Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 33 : Switzerland Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 34 : Sweden Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 35 : Sweden Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 36 : Sweden Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 37 : Asia-Pacific Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 38 : Asia-Pacific Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 39 : Asia-Pacific Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 40 : Asia-Pacific Organic Food Market Share, By Country, By Value, 2020 & 2026F

    Figure 41 : China Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 42 : China Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 43 : China Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 44 : Japan Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 45 : Japan Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 46 : Japan Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 47 : South Korea Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 48 : South Korea Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 49 : South Korea Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 50 : India  Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 51 : India Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 52 : India  Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 53 : Australia Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 54 : Australia Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 55 : Australia Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 56 : South America Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 57 : South America Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 58 : South America Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 59 : South America Organic Food Market Share, By Country, By Value, 2020 & 2026F

    Figure 60 : Brazil Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 61 : Brazil Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 62 : Brazil Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 63 : Argentina Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 64 : Argentina Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 65 : Argentina Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 66 : Colombia Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 67 : Colombia Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 68 : Colombia Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 69 : Middle East & Africa Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 70 : Middle East & Africa Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 71 : Middle East & Africa Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 72 : Middle East & Africa Organic Market Share, By Country, By Value, 2020 & 2026F

    Figure 73 : South Africa Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 74 : South Africa Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 75 : South Africa Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 76 : Saudi Arabia Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 77 : Saudi Arabia Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 78 : Saudi Arabia Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 79 : UAE Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 80 : UAE Organic Food Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 81 : UAE Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 82 : Israel Organic Food Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), 2016-2026F

    Figure 83 : Israel Organic Food Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 84 : Israel Organic Food Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F